Delhi Nursing Council
Delhi Nursing Act, 1997 (Delhi Act No.3 of 1999)

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An Autonomous Statutory Registration Body
(Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

   Function, Duties and Objectives

The Delhi Nursing Council developed after sustained efforts were put in by a group of nursing professionals in the year 1995 and who worked as a committee in close conduct with the Health Minister of Delhi. In the year 1997, bill got passed and in the year 2001, Delhi Nursing Council Act, 1997, Act No. 3 of 1999 along with rules, was notified on June 11, 2001.

In August, 2001 the constitution of Delhi Nursing Council was published and May 17, 2002. The Health Minister of Govt. NCT Delhi inaugurated the council.


Aims and Objectives of the council are to

  • Register and re-register the practicing nurses, midwives, ANM/FHW, Female Health Supervisor, Female Health Assistants employed in NCT of Delhi.
  • Licensing, supervision and recognition of training institutions of nursing.
  • Conducting continuing nursing education programmes for in-service of clinical nurses, ANM's nursing faculty members of college and schools of nursing.
  • Handling of grievances and appeals of aggrieved persons related to refusal of recognition, affiliation and registration.

Mission & Vision of the council

  • To provide data base of available practicing nurses in the state of Delhi
  • To improve standards of health care in the state of Delhi
  • To serve as an agency to develop nursing staffing norms, recruitment policy, pay & remuneration and any other nursing related policies.
  • To enable the nurses, ANM/FHW, Midwives, Female Health Assistants to provide care to the patients by safe practices

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